Jim McGrath

How do you Define DH?

DH is an umbrella term that refers to scholarship, projects, and teaching methods in the humanities that acknowledge the ways that digital media and online culture have transformed our ways of seeing and interacting with the rest of the world.


Northeastern University


Jim McGrath is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Northeastern University and a fellow in Northeastern’s NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks. His dissertation examines contemporary American poetry, new media, and archival practices. His research interests include new media, digital poetics, digital archives, and Internet culture. He is presently a Project Co-Director on Our Marathon: The Boston Bombing Digital Archive, and he’s also the bibliographic developer for Digital Humanities Quarterly. He is presently an Urban Doctoral Fellow with the Boston Area Research Institute. He also runs the Twitter account for The NULab. Recreational projects include floating around Weird Twitter under various pseudonyms and very occasionally blogging. Twitter: @JimMc_Grath